Category: Foreign

11 Nigerians die of COVID-19 in South Africa — Union

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) says that 11 Nigerians have so far died of COVID-19 in that country. Mr Adetola Olubajo, President of ... Read More

Another 71 Nigerians trafficked to Lebanon arrive home

Abdul Jimoh- August 17, 2020

Seventy-one young  Nigerian girls trafficked to Lebanon and seen in a video that had gone viral where they were crying for help had been rescued ... Read More

BREAKING: Sheikh Abdullah Al-Manea to Deliver Arafat Sermon

Tanimu- July 28, 2020

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Suleiman Al-Manea, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars and Adviser at the Royal Court, will deliver Arafat sermon during this ... Read More

NIDCOM Chairman congratulates Agunbiade’s exemplary conduct in U.S. Navy

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2020

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the U.S. Navy for being a good ... Read More

Russia Plans to Set Up Base on Moon With China

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2020

Russia is planning to set up a research base on the moon, most likely in collaboration with China, the head of the Russian space agency ... Read More

NHRC reiterates commitment to protect rights of people

Suleiman Idris- July 19, 2020

(NAN)Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and protect human rights of all persons ... Read More

German Pharmacists Develop Gargle Test to Detect Coronavirus

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2020

Pharmacists at Germany’s University of Halle-Wittenberg have developed a way of detecting small amounts of coronavirus in gargling solution, a technique which could be used ... Read More

FG to review size of embassies abroad, TAC scheme – Onyeama

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The Federal Government says it plans to review the operations of some of its embassies abroad as well the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) scheme. Minister ... Read More

Trade in fake COVID-19 products booming amid demand surge — UNODC

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has warned that illegal trade in fake or faulty COVID-19-related products is booming amid a surge ... Read More

Indonesia Imposes 10% VAT on Amazon, Google, Netflix, Spotify

Tanimu- July 7, 2020

Indonesia imposed a 10 percent Value-Added Tax (VAT) on sales by technology firms including Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, and Google on Tuesday, as spending patterns shift ... Read More

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tested for coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday. The right-wing populist president, ... Read More

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah: Selection of Hajj 2020 pilgrims to follow rigorous health standards

Tanimu- July 6, 2020

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has indicated that health standards are the primary selection criteria for Hajj 2020 pilgrims. As per the Saudi government’s ... Read More

Face Mask Mandatory, Gathering Ban During Hajj – Saudi Arabia

Tanimu- July 6, 2020

Saudi Arabia on Monday said all the intending pilgrims in 2020 Hajj must wear face masks at all times, while workers would ensure no overcrowding ... Read More

Notification of Physical Verification of Credentials and Travel Documents of Foreign Trained Graduates of the 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream II Service Year

Tanimu- July 2, 2020

This is to inform all foreign-trained graduates who registered online for the 2020 Batch ‘A’ service year, whose credentials and travel documents are yet to ... Read More

FG condemns attack on Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta by Nigerians

Abdul Jimoh- June 26, 2020

The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia by Nigerian citizens, describing the act as disgraceful and criminal. Minister ... Read More

Statement by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

Tanimu- June 22, 2020

In light that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to more than 180 countries around the world, and that deaths related to COVID-19 have reached almost ... Read More

Chad Runs to Nigeria for Electricity Supply

Tanimu- June 19, 2020

The chadian government has formally requested the Nigerian government to connect them to the Nigerian electricity grid. The request was presented by the Chadian Ambassador ... Read More

Oscar Award Moved to April Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2020

The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read More

Condolence Message on the Death of Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi

Tanimu- June 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement on the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi: “It is with profound grief and sadness that we received the news ... Read More

Slovakia to Allow Travel From 16 More Countries, Ease Mask Rules

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Slovakia will allow free travel to and from 16 more European countries from June 10 and no longer require face masks to be worn outside, ... Read More